The most fascinating photos of the week
The Maclean’s photo department brings you the week’s best photography from around the globe
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Toronto Blue Jay Chris Coghlan clears St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina to give his team the lead.
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Cuban crustaceans cross a highway to reach their spawning grounds in Playa Giron.
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Aurora the polar bear demonstrates her immaculate diving form at Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
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Children who fled Islamic State’s regime in Mosul play on at Khazar camp in northern Iraq.
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Filipinos compete in a street dance competition during the Aliwan Fiesta in Manila.
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Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price makes an unorthodox save during the first round of the NHL playoffs.
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Canada’s Shaina Harrison finishes second in the 4×100-m relay final B at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.
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A gunner keeps watch over Kabul, Afghanistan, as his helicopter transports U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis.
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A makeshift assault vehicle lies abandoned on the outskirts of Hatra, Iraq, after Islamic State militants fled the area.
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Miners operate a drill in the Masimthembe shaft in Westonaria, South Africa.
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Science heroes Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson make an appearance at the Earth Day March for Science in L.A.
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Indigenous Brazilians protest against the violation of their land rights in Brasilia, the nation’s capital.
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Lightning strikes Table Bay as Cape Town’s shipping cranes breathe a sigh of relief.
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Ramu the monkey frolics in the waters of the Ganges as his owner tries to solemnly bathe in Kolkata, India.
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Sailors enjoy the boundless sunset on the Atlantic Ocean while drifting off the coast of Fortaleza, Brazil.